Vows

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maybay
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Vows

Postby maybay » Wed Feb 27, 2013 2:28 pm

It is said that an action performed under vow is more beneficial than one done spontaneously.
I'm not convinced. What is the value of taking vows?
People will know nothing and everything
Remember nothing and everything
Think nothing and everything
Do nothing and everything
- Machig Labdron

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lobster
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Re: Vows

Postby lobster » Wed Feb 27, 2013 5:45 pm

Depends on capacity, commitment and integrity. Without those it is as much value as a fortune cookie . . . :namaste:


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